GREEN Purslane Seeds - (Portulaca Oleracea Sativa) ORGANIC VEGETABLE
Purslane Seeds - Green
Purslane Seeds - Green, (Portulaca Oleracea Sativa) Rich in vitamin C and the highest-known plant source of omega-3 fatty acid.
Purslane Seeds - Green, (Portulaca Oleracea Sativa) Rich in vitamin C and the highest-known plant source of omega-3 fatty acid.ucclent leaves and stems that lie close to the ground with a taste similar to watercress or spinach. Harvest young tender leaves and stem tips or cut 2 inches from ground and bunch.
This domesticated, non-invasive purslane with large, succulent leaves contains vitamins A and C, a variety of minerals, and omega-3 fatty acids. Though similar to wild purslane in its high nutritional value, it is not your garden-variety weed. Golden Purslane grows relatively tall for easier harvest and its flavor is less tangy. A good container variety, and a fabulous way to expand your salad greens selection!
Purslane (Portulaca Oleracea Sativa) - Start Purslane seeds for this highly nutritious, easy-to-grow annual herb. Green Purslane plants have been grown in herb gardens for hundreds of years and are native to Europe. The Green Purslane herb is upright with juicy, succulent oval leaves with a mild sweet-sour flavor. The leaves and stems are a great addition to salads. Green Purslane herb can also be steamed or added to soups, stews, and it is a great addition in stir-frys. It makes an attractive garnish too.
Purslane can often be found growing in lawns or meadows. It will easily re-grow after being cut, and it spreads quickly after taking root. Purslane is considered to be a medicinal herb and is a rich source of Vitamin C. In addition, it contains alpha-linolenic acid which is an Omega-3 fatty acid. It is so simple to grow and it offers such wonderful nutritive value.
How To Grow Green Purslane From Herb Seeds: Start the Green Purslane seeds indoors 4 weeks before the end of frost season, or start the herb seeds directly in your garden after danger of frost has passed. The herb seeds are very small, so gently press them into the soil but do not cover them. Keep the seeds moist until germination. Purslane plants will thrive in just about any soil. The herb prefers a sunny location. For the best flavor, harvest the leaves often and when they are young and tender.
USDA Zones: 3 - 10
Height: 6 - 12 inches
Bloom Season: Late spring to early fall
Bloom Color: Green
Environment: Full sun
Soil Type: Thrives in all soil types
Temperature: 70 - 85F
Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days
Light Required: Yes
Depth: Press gently into soil but do not cover
Sowing Rate: 25 - 30 seeds per plant
Moisture: Keeps seeds moist until germination
Plant Spacing: 9 - 12 inches
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